File Extension Library

.USERPROFILE File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .USERPROFILE file?

.USERPROFILE file extension is created by Symantec. .USERPROFILE has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .USERPROFILE file is Binary.

.USERPROFILE is Norton AntiVirus User Profile File

File used by Norton AntiVirus, a program used to protect computers from viruses; contains subscription information that may reside on a computer even after Norton AntiVirus has been deleted.

The file MyProfile.UserProfile is a hidden file and can be found in the Application Data\Symantec\Shared user directory. It is also accompanied by a Norton AntiVirus .VCPREF file named Options.VcPref.

NOTE: Norton AntiVirus became Norton Security in 2014.

List of all softwares that can open the Norton AntiVirus User Profile File
Symantec Norton Security 2017

How to Open .USERPROFILE file on different platforms

Open .USERPROFILE File on Windows

  • Right-click a .USERPROFILE
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .USERPROFILE file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .USERPROFILE files" Press "Ok"

Open .USERPROFILE File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .USERPROFILE file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .USERPROFILE File on Linux

Right click on the .USERPROFILE file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .USERPROFILE File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .USERPROFILE file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .USERPROFILE File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .USERPROFILE files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .USERPROFILE files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .USERPROFILE files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .USERPROFILE file format
  2. You need to check the .USERPROFILE file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)